But they carried with them a lot of the positive stuff that they learned at the prison and it helped maintain who they are.
I asked her how her trainers, born and raised in Iran, have learned how to teach hip-hop.
Your reporter, however, found that the more he learned, the madder he got.
“I think you'd make a great city planner just based on what you've learned from designing this game,” Speck tells Librande.
Since becoming a mom, I've learned the importance of drinking.
Somehow or other—I don't know how—he had learned about—about John and me.
"I have not yet learned what right you have to inquire," replied the misguided maiden.
She learned a thing because it was in the book; he learned a thing in order to use it.
He was not unfamiliar with the lot of one who dines with the learned Von Herzlich.
We learned late on the following day that Henning had not appeared at the office.
"having knowledge gained by study," mid-14c., past participle adjective from learn (v.) in former transitive sense. Related: Learnedly; learnedness.
Old English leornian "to get knowledge, be cultivated, study, read, think about," from Proto-Germanic *liznojan (cf. Old Frisian lernia, Middle Dutch leeren, Dutch leren, Old High German lernen, German lernen "to learn," Gothic lais "I know"), with a base sense of "to follow or find the track," from PIE *leis- "track." Related to German Gleis "track," and to Old English læst "sole of the foot" (see last (n.)).
The transitive sense (He learned me how to read), now vulgar, was acceptable from c.1200 until early 19c., from Old English læran "to teach" (cf. Dutch leren, German lehren "to teach," literally "to make known;" see lore), and is preserved in past participle adjective learned "having knowledge gained by study." Related: Learning.